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♪>> good morning everyone. i am patti ann browne. >> and i am heather nauert. it is friday june the 14th. thank you for getting up with us and watching "fox & friends first". >> a fun night takes a terrible turn in miami, florida. dozens of people at a packed sports bar plunge right into the water when the patio they were on suddenly gave way. >> first we heard like a crack and then it was within seconds that the whole deck had collapsed into the water. my concern is i don't know how deep that water is. we were able to get out of the way with no harm but there were
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people the tables toppled on top of each other. everybody just got scared. >> 24 people were hurt two of them are in serious condition. police say about 100 people were on the deck at shuckers bar and grill watching the nba finals. >> the most destructive wildfire colorado has ever seen is now turning bedly. the blast forest fire killing 2 people among the 41,000 forced to evacuate. that fire destroyed 360 homes but that number is expected to climb. at this hour the fire is 5 percent contained. a massive explosion at a louisiana chemical plant sends workers running for their lives. the blast killed one and injured 77 others. this less than two months after a fatal fertilizer plant explosion in texas. authorities don't know what caused this louisiana blast but they say terrorism was not suspected.
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one worker describes the chaotic moments after the explosion. >> the explosion moved into the pipe. it burned my ears from running. the fire just came over my head like a cloud. just -- it was bad. >> it makes highly flammable gases. they have not found dangerous levels of chemicals in the air so far. >> pretrial hearings will happen for nadal hasan. the judge has to decide if to add an extension for him to prepare. the judge wants the attorneys on the case to better help him prepare. >> the nfl is restricting what you can take to the stadium of the . the league banned all large purses coolers and backpacks this coming season.
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only small clutch bags the size of your hand and clear plastic bags will be allowed in. the bag ban will provide a safer environment for fans. >> let's head out to another fox alert. bashar al-assad has used chemical weapons on his own people. >> u.s. will start providing weapons to the milital people there. with evidence mounting for months now that the syrian government under the leadership of bish char assad.
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they will ramp up u.s. involvement including military assistance following up on a commitment the president made back in august. >> a red line for us we start seeing chemical weapons moving around. >> that would change my question. >> since then the white house became reluctant to be involved in the conflict something mirrors the polls. yesterday's turn around led the president some praise to one of the harshest critics. he warns it is not simply a matter of providing arps that the united states and the international community must take action. >> every bone in my body knows that changing the weapons will not change the battlefield occasion otherwise you will see a regional conflict the consequences of which we will be paying for a long long time.
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>> it is still not clear what they are going to do. patti ann and heather. >> doug luzader live for us in washington. thank you. >> the situation unravelling in syria brings us to our look who is talking. this morning we are hearing from former new york city mayor rudy giuliani. president obama hadz created a dangerous situation in syria by not acting sooner. >> this is a situation of while obama is fiddling syria is burning for the last year and a half to two years. there's a vacuum left. the vablg couple has been filled by the al qaeda affiliate in that part of the world. now if you arm them their leader has announced their next target after syria is the united states of america. we will be putting arms in training into a group of course we should over throw assad.
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we have to be careful we don't over throw assad and create a bigger enemy of the united states. >> that is the question a lot of people are asking right now. we expect to hear more from the white house on this topic. >> some in washington are worried the rouge contractor could defect to china. >> the nsa surveillance programs may help protect 9-11. lids bette pran has details for us. goose morning elizabeth. >> they began to probe into edward snowden if any he has with the chinese government. house intelligence committee chairman mike rogers saying there are many questions which need to be answered such as snowden's motives the connections and the cooperation of the chinese government going forward. >> he's already done serious harm. he's also stating things that are candidly not correct.
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we are going to make sure there's a thorough scrub of what his china connections are. there's a lot of questions there that need to be answered. >> seems unusual he would be in china asking for protection from the chinese government giving press conferences to chinese media. >> we are also hearing from the fbi director defending the government's electronics programs. they are not only in compliance with the law but they may have prevented the world trade center attacks since september 11th, 2001, in new york if the phone data gathering program had been in place at the time. >> if we had the telephone number from yemen we would have matched it up to the telephone number in san diego got further legal process identified al mitar. >> in a statement they are challenging those claims saying we have not seen any evidence showing the nsa's dragnet col next of america's phone records have produced any uniquely
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valuable intelligence. heather, patti ann, back to you. >> elizabeth prann in washington, thank you. >> severe weather leaving behind a trail of damage from the midwest to the mid atlantic. >> the rain is still coming down here really. let's look out west. national weather service confirms a rare tornado touched down in mcminute -- micminville. there are no reports of any significant damage elsewhere but the storms are blam for two deaths including a child in virginia. tens of thousands of homes and businesses would the power and extensive flight delays. what does the weather looks like today? maria molina is life with the latest. good morning. >> good morning. you are apps slutly right. we are looking at extreme weather in terms of the severe weather we received 700 reports
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of severe weather from the mid atlantic down to the carolinas. a lot of heavy rain with the storm systems. take a look at the estimated accumulations in parts of the midwest. 3, 4 inches of rain that's what produced flash flooding in the midwest and northeast. we have heavy areas across parts of massachusetts, connecticut. it will be a slow moving commute for you. as far as severe weather next storm system later on this afternoon and this evening could be producing severe weather across parts of minnesota, iowa and further west to nebraska and iowa. >> stories you can bank on this morning tourists beware if you like bargain hunting for fake purses in new york city you could soon face jail time. here to explain is lauren simonetti fox business network. >> so many people love to come
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to new york city and buy the fake rolexes, or a fake lllouis vuitton. when a rolex is $50 you should put two and two together. now they say let me take you to my second floor apartment or to my van on the corner. if a city council law gets passed it could be illegal for the sellers -- for the buyers to buy the goods. they could face a thousand dollar fine or up to a year to do this. >> tough to prove you knew it was safe. >> is it possible to say i thought it was $5. >> it is tough to prove. >> american airlines packing more people on to the plane as soon as>> american airlines plans to put more passengers in coach. they want to do so on two of the more popular planes the 737 and the mb 80. right now the planes fly between 140 and 152 passengers each. they typically have three flight
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attendants. for eerrr -- every 50 seats you need 10 flight attendants. they will give more flight attendants hour. >> estimates are an inch of leg room is lost. >> not so big for you and me we are short. the tall people will be affected. >> father's day freebies? >> a lot are giving away prepromotio prepromotions. you get a 6 ounce cup of yogurt. shoneys giving some freebies out there. you get a free hot fudge cake with an entree purchase. father's day is not very profitable for the restaurants. mother's day is. we are seeing more and more companies give out the goods give out the food to get the fam out the door. >> barbecues are popular for father's day. still to come.
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angelina jolie put a spotlight on the issue when she announced her double mastectomy. now a p landmark decision could impact millions of women and men and other cancers as well. >> blaming the belly on the beer? why a study could de gunk that common meth. >> we have been asking you to send us your pictures of old glory. it is flag day today. you can tweet us at fox friends first or e-mail us at fox vo: traveling you definitely end up meeting a lot more people but
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neighbors smelled gas and immediately heard a large boom. the judge announces she will sequester the jury. it is in the shooting death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. the defense claims it was in self defense. a landmark decision about gene patents. angelina jolie is talking about her mastectomy. one company had a patent to do a test that showed she had a life threatening cancer gene. it could waipave the way for cheaper testing and easier access for others. the supreme court issued an opinion about genetic patents. what does it mean to you?
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>> in a unanimous position they decided a natural occurring dna segment is a product of nature and not patent eligible. they discovered the precise location of two genes which if mutated dramatically increased the chance a woman could get breast or ovarian cancer. the exclusive hold on this information was having a negative need on genetic testing and other researchers hoping to develop additional tests and treatments. >> the supreme court sent an important message that our genes parts of our human body cannot be patented. the lab technicians creates something new.
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it will have other broad patent in the court's view wouldn't be. >> we believe the court appropriately upheld or claims on cdna. >> it will have an impact on genetic testing making it less costly and more accessible. >> what an interesting debate. it is now 18 minutes after the hour. coming up faith before football. ravens player matt burke is defying the president and boycotting the white house he says the president's pro choice stance is against his religion. he's speaking about it. >> a serious warning from the feds how patients on ventilators and other life saving devices could be at risk from hackers. we explain that next. michael, tell us why you used priceline express deals
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>> the fda is warning hospitals that ventilators are at risk of cyber attacks. the problem they can be controlled pass words easily obtained by hackers. >> oh boy, how frightening. faith before football.
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talking about retired center matt burke. he's taking a stand refusing to visit the white house with the super bowl champion. he is speaking out doing so going to the white house would have gone against everything he believes in as a prelife catholic. listen to this. >> i am pro-life, obviously, and i am okay with, everyone has to make their own decisions. president obama is obviously pro choice. but i think when you evoke the name of god when you are the president and you are the first president to address planned parenthood, you can't acknowledge god and say god bless planned parenthood. it's a contradiction. 330,000 lives ended last year at planned parenthood, and i just -- being pro choice is one thing but bringing god into it that's just too much for me to handle. >> birk also went on to say the
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ravens are a very spiritual team. a lot of his players praise the decision not to attend the celebration at the white house. >> it is time now to brew on this. it's friday and that means a recap of the week's viral videos. tell us which one you like the best. >> first up is 12-year-old julia. she became an overnight sensation she nails the national anthem before the game in miami. next little chase shares quite the experience with his dad. the two road amazing waves on a perfect day. making it more special it was little chase's first day surfing. >> finally the slide pooch decides he wants to explore the great beyond. what does he do? he opens up the shelter. >> i believe it was a she for what that's worst. for which video is your favorite you can comment e-mail us at fox
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he plunged right into the wat . waut -- the deck plunged into the water when the patio they
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were on gave away. >> we heard like a crack and it was within seconds that the deck had collapsed into the water. my concern was i don't know how deep that water is. we were able to get outright away with no harm but there were people that the tables toppled on top of each other and panic set in. everybody just kind of got scared. >> panic that's for sure. 24 people were hurt. two of them are in serious condition. police say about 100 people were on the deck at shuckers bar and grill at the time. they were watching the nba finals. investigation is now underway. >> it houses detainees suspected of being one of the world's most dangerous terrorists. the prisoners at gitmo from a brand new soccer field television and educational classes and now one lawmaker is looking to put an end to it. >> these are people that are being detained as enemies of america.
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they don't have the same rights as american citizens and due process we under our constitution. these are cases where they have taken a oath to the demise of the united states. they are being treated rather humanely being given better accommodations than they are use to do at home. >> ross proposed the amendment in this year's defense authorization bill. >> a high school valedictorian is speaking out about having his microphone cut off during his commencement speak before heading to the naval academy remington briemer. >> it is not much of my speech wanted me to get a speech yet. >> liberty institute nonprofit fights for religious freedoms.
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the school violated it's own policy and administrators broke federal law that guarantees free speech for everybody including valedictorian. >> image your 2-year-old found wandering alone on a busy highway when it whe was suppose be at a daycare. it happened to one family in machine minute. they found the daycare provider drunk and the outside gate where the kids were playing wide open. >> this is just a little baby. it is not like it was running it was basically todd eldridgi do toddeling. we are glad it turned out as well as it did and this baby didn't get killed. >> cops quickly raised the suspect and shut down her business. >> boy. don't tell this one to homer simpson or my husband for that matter but beer is not to blame for the beer gut. >> great cheese on those
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at-bats. >> but can he do this? >> this is just in time for father's day. a brand new study out from the university of california. beer bellies are a total myth it says. the main source of calories in any alcoholic beverage is alcohol. there's nothing special about alcohol in the beer. the study says the amount of beer consumption should play a factor. that is your 5@5:00. >> thanks, heather. now a fox news alert the ongoing crisis in syria escalating overnight. they will provide weapons to opposition forces there. they confirm critic's worst fears that bashir al-assad used chemical weapons. doug luzader is live from
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washington with the latest. >> with the death toll now approaching 100,000 the white house says there is finally enough evidence to ramp up u.s. involvement. the administration now acknowledges that syrian forces have used chemical weapons against their own citizens. according to u.s. intelligence those weapons killed 100 to 150 people. assyrian president bish charr b assad. the president will follow through on a commitment he made nearly a year ago. >> a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. that would change my question. >> we don't know what form it would take and there is a whole range of options here. there is a no-fly zone for direct military attention. one of the biggest critics says
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this must go beyond just suppliling weapons. >> simply providing weapon also not change the battlefield equation. we must change the battlefield equation otherwise you will see a regional conflict the consequences of which we will be paying for a long long time. >> there appears to be a great deal of uncertainty at the pentagon about what happens next. the white house is providing few clues this is happening on our own time line as the humanitarian crisis seems to worsen each day. >> doug luzader live in washington, thank you. >> new developments in the irs scandal. robert mueller getting grilled on capitol hill yesterday. one of the test iest moments came when jim jordan took the director attas can over what he knew or what he didn't know about the investigation.
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>> you are asking questions about details about the investigation. >> that is not a detail about an investigation. that took place prior to the investigation started. >> may i finish. >> i am asking basic questions like who is heading it up. you can't tell me that. united had a month to investigate. it has been the biggest story in the country kaunt tell me who the lead investigator is? >> that was just a piece of it. the director seemingly in the dark on this issue talking to lawmakers about other scandals in washington including the government surveillance program the boston bombings and also benghazi. >> now an extreme weather alert. the severe weather is being blamed for several deaths in the mid atlantic. a thield was hit and killed -- a child was hit and killed by a fallen tree branch in virginia. >> no reports of significant damage in maryland. tens of thousands of homes and businesses are now without power and there are extensive flight
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delays in the region. let's check in with maria molina for more. we can't get a break from the bad weather. when does it end and where does it go? >> we are talking about the storm system today. it produced severe storms in the mid atlantic with 700 most of that was with winds in excess of 50 miles an hour. there are significant parts in the mid atlantic. take a look how much wind we had 3, 4, 7 amounts of rainfall. that greatly produced rain in the northwest and northeast. we have a brand new storm system later on today. inspections of the plains states from minnesota down into sections of kansas. temperature wise patti ann and heather warm south of the system in the 90s. northeast looking a little cooler 72 degrees for a high in new york city. >> see if we can ship some of that rain out west where they need it in colorado. >> tomorrow will be nice in the
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nort northeast. starting off father's day weekend on a nice note. >> it is time now to entertain this. country singer billy ray cyrus dealing with an achy breaky heart all over again. ♪ >> his 19 year marriage reportedly coming to an end. he filed for divorce from his wife back in 2010 but they later worked things out. now she has decided to pull the plug. it's your first look at rob lowe as jfk. lowe playing the 31st president in the movie "killing kennedy" based on the book. the photo is made to look like the president's official portrait. >> these are not tears of joy. he is upset robert downey jr. is not iron man. he couldn't wait to meet the
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super hero and was upset he wasn't really iron man. >> take a look at the top stories. the my niami heat tied up the series at 2. lebron james responding after a difficult game 3 leading scorers with 33 points. game 5 in san antonio. mother nature wreaking havoc on day one of the u.s. open. play was suspended twice due to heavy rain and lightening. through 13 holes led the pack at 4 under war tiger woods is the a 2 over 10 holes of the first round. >> time right now 39 after the hour. first irs employees tax payer dollars to unfairly target conservatives now they are getting paid over 100 million to do union work? >> the plane crashes into a hangar. we have the story behind the video coming up. we will tell you just where it
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test. test. >> a plane crashing into a hangar. three mechanicen were on board inspecting the engine. the aircraft skidded into the
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device that was supposed to hold it in place. the federal government investigating high salaries of united nations employees. the government said it has been studying the salaries more fore than a year and has no idea how the pay is actually calculated. this investigation came after reports that u.s. staffers made up to 44 percent more than our federal employees. >> you might have heard last week of workers at the va getting tax payer dollars to do union work. diane macedo has more. hi diane. >> hi patti ann. for the lobbying group says revealed 201 irs employees currently work full-time on union activities. according to the office of personnel management the practice is part of the federal
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government's carefully crafted collective system. they explain in the report official time spent by federal employees performing representationnal work for a bargaining unit in lieu of their regularly assigned work. this allows unions to satisfy their duty of fair representation to members and nonmembers alike. official time is only supposed to be used for business tied directly to the representation of bargaining unit employees in matters concerning federal employment commission. they cannot use the time for conventions for example but critics say they shouldn't be using time to pay for used by taxpayers to do any union business at all. alg says the irs gave the employees job titles that makes it appear they are focused on agency rather than union business like internal revenue agent, revenue officer and tax specialist. some both six figure salaries up to 140,000 dollars a year. it is worth noting this list only featured the employees who
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are working exclusively on union work. there are many more who spend part of their tax payer time on union work. >> diane macedo fox business network. thanks. >> it is 45 minutes after the hour. sara mernihan is adjust to go her new lungs after a double lung transplant. >> it came at the last minute and we wouldn't have made it much longer. >> is her battle over? the doctor weighs in next. >> steve doocy is coming up on "fox & friends." >> happy friday to you. in addition to friday it's also a flag day. we are checking out one of the oldest flag making companies in america. she will be there live. hitting the movies is man of steel the first movie a bomb or a blockbuster? we have the review you are not going to want to miss that. plus a special father's day moment for a member of the military we promise you don't want to miss that.
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>> all of that plus our all american summer concert series today on that stage, foreigner performs live. you are not going to want to miss it. kicks off 14 minutes from right now. ♪ ♪ can you hear it? ♪ fueling the american spirit ♪ no matter when, no matter where ♪ ♪ marathon will take you there
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>> welcome back. it is ten minutes before the hour. >> ten-year-old saeurpl had a lifesaving victory this year. sarah murnaghan is battling cystic fibrosis and as her condition took a turn for the worse she got a second chance with a double-lung transplant. but is her battle over? let's talk with dr. samadi.
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doctors say she's pleased with how it's going. >> the surgery has gone well. she will stay in the hospital ten days to two weeks. you have to look for infections, what kind of bleeding. long term, it's going to be a chance of rejection. she has to be on prolonged medications to make sure the sung -- lung transplant will survive. >> how long will this extend her life? she had just fallen in a coma. >> they came very, very close until the judge jumped in and changed the transplant rule which i commend him. i want to commend the families for fighting for her. this is great news for everybody. cystic fibrosis is becoming more of a chronic disease. certainly with this you will prolong her life and she will survive. >> they're living lot
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longer lives than before. >> she has a long way to go. she has a dream of being a singer and with these lungs she will make it. >> what do you think of the idea that a judge can step in and overrule a medical board's decision? >> it is interesting you asked that question. the very first story when this came out, i started covering it and peter johnson immediately was right after that. i said there was going to be an ethical committee with a judge that is finally going to make that decision and that is exactly what happened. >> is that good for the future of medicine or a bad thing? in this case it seems to be the right thing certainly, but in other cases i'm not so sure. >> that's a big debate and it's hard to know. for saving her life, i think that was absolutely the right decision. we're talking about maybe 20 other children that are on the list that i think they should be able to do it. the reason why this was
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difficult was resizing the lungs and taking adults and giving it to children. we are capable of doing it technically. >> it is tougher for children. dr. samadi, thank you so much. patti ann over to you. >> thanks heather. coming up an update to the fox news alert. a night at a bar goes wrong. a deck collapses. it is your last chance to vote on your favorite viral video of the week. is it the 12-year-old singing the national anthem, the kid surfing with dad or the sneaky dog who escapes from the shelter?
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>> it's now four minutes before the hour. we have a fox news alert to bring you right now. we're looking at, about to look at live pictures coming out of miami this morning. an investigation underway in what caused a popular sports bar to collapse that sent dozens of people on a deck into the water. two people were seriously hurt. we'll keep you posted on that. the obama administration reportedly will start arming rebels in syria. this comes as the u.s. finally confirms the syrian president bashar al-assad used chemical weapons on his own people. >> in texas pretrial hearings resume for army major nidal hassan. a judge has to decide on his request for a
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three-month trial day. >> time for your brew on the question of the day responses. julian's amazing national anthem performance, the dad taking his son surfing or the dog who escaped from the shelter. >> michelle tweeted my favorite was the girl singing the national anthem. what pipes. >> cheryl invited i voted for the little boy surfing with his dad. that is a moment they'll share forever. >> alex said the dog's got my vote. soon they'll be driving cars and dressing themselves. the winner is the dog escapes. it took home 64.5% of the vote. julia dale's national anthem performance came in second and little chase surfing in the sun came in third. >> today is flag day. like so many of you we are honoring the stars and
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stripes. we are wearing red, white and blue deliberately today. >> we decided to go to one of my little boys who goes to preschool. we wanted to hear the three and four-year olds say the pledge of allegiance and say the national anthem. it is something they do every day before they go home from school and i wanted to share it with you. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands one nation under god indivisible with liberty and justice for all. [singing] ♪ god bless america ♪ my home ♪ sweet home >> we're all so proud this morning of those little kids. we've also been asking you to send in your pictures of old glory and here are
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some. >> we start with retired sergeant russell mcdaniel. >> here is one from gary in indiana. very nice. >> thank you all for responding. your son, by the way, absolutely adorable in that flag day video. >> thank you. we got so many pictures in from all of you. thank you so much for sending those in. happy father's day to all those dads out there. >> and happy flag day. and "fox & friends" starts right now. >> tgif. it is friday, june 14, 2013. i'm gretchen carlson. thank you for spending your day with us today. fox news alert. while you were sleeping a night of fun turns into terror. a restaurant deck collapses sending over 100 people into the water below. >>steve: he's the head of the f.b.i. investigating the i.r.s. scandal. why doesn't he seem to know anything? >> how many agent nv


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